Here's What Happens When You Resell Your Clothes

I'll admit that I've never thought much about what happens to the castoffs I successfully convince resale stores to take off my hands a few times a year. I've always been captivated by the in-store vetting process, since I love/hate watching bratty teenage salespeople comb through my ill-thought-out sample sale… » 6/18/12 6:00pm 6/18/12 6:00pm

Clip Show

Coupon wonk Ashley Nuzzo, creator of Frugal Coupon Mom, saves around $1,500 a month by clipping. With these savings, Nuzzo, a stay-at-home mom, is able to donate much of what she buys. [US News] » 2/06/09 1:40pm 2/06/09 1:40pm

Hair Cuts

In this economy, more and more people are dyeing by their own hand. Yup, salons » 10/30/08 6:40pm 10/30/08 6:40pm are the latest economic casualty: P&G reports a 20% increase in home haircolor sales, while the salon chain RegicCorp has seen a 30% downturn. It's not just that people are cutting and coloring themselves, but also waiting longer between…

Recession Bliss: Is Your Big Day Worth Picking Up Trash For?

Gemma Scott wanted a big wedding so much that when her fiance, Dan, a plumber and fireman, told her he couldn't afford the event she envisioned, she broke up with him. Eventually Dan won her back after the couple worked out a plan » 10/13/08 5:00pm 10/13/08 5:00pm: bartering. It was decided that in their spare time, the two would work doing building…